1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-238-6300 Fax: 215-238-1267 www.philadelphiabar.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Daniel A. Cirucci
Phone: (215) 238-6340
The Philadelphia Bar Foundation and Citizens Bank will present three awards recognizing pro bono publico (for the good of the public) volunteer efforts. One award will be presented to an individual and two awards will be given to law firms or legal departments at the Bar Foundation's Andrew Hamilton Ball on Saturday, Nov. 13.
Though the awards will contain a monetary component, the monetary portion will take the form of a grant to a law-related public service agency designated by each honoree.
Nominations from all quarters are welcomed and encouraged. Those who wish to nominate law firms, individuals or legal departments for the award should send a detailed letter explaining the reason for the nomination (including supporting materials) to: Audrey C. Talley, Esq., Chair, Citizens Pro Bono Award, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19107.
The criteria for award winners is as follows:
All nominations for the awards must be received by the end of the business day on Friday, Oct. 8. For more information, contact Stephanie Krzywanski at (215) 238-6351.